Montgomery County reports three more COVID-19-related deaths July 29; active cases dip slightly

Montgomery County's active case count dropped by 47 on July 28, one day after the county's active case count reached a new high. (Community Impact staff)
Montgomery County's active case count dropped by 47 on July 28, one day after the county's active case count reached a new high. (Community Impact staff)

Montgomery County's active case count dropped by 47 on July 28, one day after the county's active case count reached a new high. (Community Impact staff)

Montgomery County has reported three additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 57 as of July 29, according to the Montgomery County Public Health District. Two men in their 80s, both from Montgomery, and a woman in her 80s, from Willis, have died. All had comorbidities in addition to testing positive for COVID-19.

Active cases decreased by seven from July 28, now numbering 2,543. Of those, 1,551 are reportedly in self-isolation.


Hospitalizations of county residents increased by 5, up to 68, and an additional 145 people were reported to have recovered. The total case count increased by 138 to 5,990.

Contact investigations have not been initiated on all reported cases, which is why 105 are reported "unknown status."



By Eva Vigh
Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.